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January 31st 2011

Diversity and Business Performance

This report puts forward the business case for diversity in organisations, with specific references to gender, the current diversity situation and evaluates its effects on business performance. Using a combination of research and expert views, the report highlights the hurdles that diversity programmes can encounter and the organisation cultures that most readily encourage it.

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  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Business Performance
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Demographics
  • Diversity
  • Equal Pay
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Negotiations
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January 31st 2011

Executive Summary: Diversity and Business Performance

This executive summary offers an overview of the key ideas and recommendations from the full research report on Diversity and Business Performance. This document puts forward the current diversity situation in organisations, with specific references to gender, and evaluates its effects on business performance. The report highlights the hurdles that diversity programmes can encounter and the organisation cultures that most readily encourage it.

  • Tags
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Business Performance
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Demographics
  • Diversity
  • Equal Pay
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
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December 15th 2010

Highlights of CRF Diversity Member Survey

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  • Business Performance
  • Diversity
  • Performance Management
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November 26th 2010

Driving Business Performance Through Strategic Talent

Stephen explores leadership challenges at Thomson Reuters and how organisation has used segmentation to help them acquire detailed knowledge about talent within the organisation.

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  • Business Performance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Performance Management
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November 26th 2010

A Scientific Approach to Leadership & Leadership Development for Superior Performance

David Burnham described his pioneering work with David C. McClelland in the 1960's on High Performing Leaders. This work, based on inner motivation with the constructs of N-ach, N-pow and N-aff, has stood the test of time but has been updated to reflect the fact that today's leaders do things with others rather than to others.

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  • Analytics
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
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August 1st 2006

Executive Summary: Improving Performance Through Appraisal Dialogues

This executive summary outlines the key themes and recommendations from the full research report, Improving Performance Through Appraisal, which examines whether the formal dialogue in performance appraisal between an employee and their manager is effective in improving the employee's performance. Through member input, the characteristics of effective appraisals are revealed, including how they can be used to align individual and organisational goals and different appraisal techniques.

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  • Analytics
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
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